Case Studies – Education
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Improving the lives of children and young people: case studies from Europe, Volume 2. Childhood,
The case studies describe how countries have used local, national and international evidence, partnerships and know-how to support children and young people.
ISSA case studies 12
Supply and Demand for Child Care Services in Turkey, A Mixed Methods Study, Report No.: 98884-TR,
This report aims to identify key constraints and opportunities to expand quality and affordable access to child care services in Turkey.
ISSA case studies 11
Investing in Early Childhood Education in Serbia -Costing models for ensuring preschool education for all
The aim of this report is to investigate the financial feasibility and different costing scenarios in order to provide universal access to preschool education of children in Serbia in the age group between 3 and 5.5 years.
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The ISSA Principles of Quality Pedagogy: Quality Early Childhood Education and Care through democratic processes, Learning for Well- Being Magazine,
A fundamental point in assessing quality in early education settings is the belief in the right of young children to democratically and actively participate in their education and care processes. Early education and care is undertaken with children and their families and not to children.
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Integration and alignment of services including poor and migrant families with young children , Transatlantic Forum on Inclusive Early years, Dublin
Explore effective strategies being used to ensure that the needs of children from disadvantaged backgrounds are being met as several nations move toward integration of their early care and early education systems
It analyzes the interventions employed by civil society organizations active in six EU countries to push and/or support the state institutions in developing and implementing measures to prevent and stop segregation of Romani ch ildren in schools.
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Final report: Study on the effective use of early childhood education and care in preventing early school leaving N° EAC/17/2012
The aim of the study is to get a better understanding of the evidence base behind the relationship between good-quality early childhood education and care and early school leaving rates and to support the work of the Europ ean Commission and Member States, within the Strategic framework Education and Training 2020.
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Report of the Working Group on Early Childhood Education and Care: Proposal for key principles of a Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care –
This European benchmark which is part of the Education and Training 2020 Strategy calls for greater access for children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
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Key Data on Early Childhood Education and Care in Europe. 2014 Edition. Eurydice and Eurostat Report. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.
It analyses issues which are important for the development of quality services identified through European policy co-operation, such as access, governance, quality assurance, affordability, professionalisation of staff, lead ership, parental involvement and measures to support disadvantaged children.
The case study explores Mongolia’s impressive education recovery where more children are completing primary education and that want to expand equitable access to post-primary schooling.
ISSA case studies 1
Early childhood education and care (ECEC) for children from disadvantaged backgrounds: Findings from a European literature review and two case studies
The first case study is on the government initiatives for young children in the UK (1998 - 2010), and the second from ISSA and OSF is focusing on teacher education and pedagogy.
ARAB RESOURCE COLLECTIVE
Developing Culturally Relevant Resources for ECCD – Action Oriented Approach
Despite the last years remarkable progresses made, children in the Arabic region still suffer a serious discrimination regarding the services and opportunities offered to them. Caregivers are in need of supportive resources in Arabic, and parents encounter serious challenges regarding this issue.
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THE ROLE OF SOCIAL ENTERPRISE IN DELIVERING HIGHQUALITY ECCE SERVICES TO THE MOST VULNERABLE: MODELS FROM THE UK AND KENYA
It describes the role of social enterprise models as innovative and sustainable solutions for reaching the most vulnerable children. The authors present two examples from poor communities in different countries: one in poor London neighbourhoods in the UK, and one in urban slums near Nairobi in Kenya. In both cases, increased access to affordable, high-quality early childhood services for vulnerable parents is supported through a self-sustaining financial model based on social enterprise.
It describes the use of costing studies to improve the planning capacity of national governments in the Caribbean. The authors review a long-termcosting and financing research project and highlight several challenges and innovations in financing which are specific to the region.
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MAKING EARLY CHILDHOOD MEASUREMENT MORE ACCESSIBLE: THE CASE OF MELQO IN TANZANIA
It presents one of the latest innovations for obtaining early childhood data and policy information more readily. The author describes efforts to adapt a rigorous measurement tool created around child development outcomes and quality learning environments – part of the Measuring Early Learning Quality and Outcomes (MELQO) initiative – to the Tanzanian context.